DARPA’s Hallmark Program Seeks Real-Time US Military Space Command and Control

January 11, 2018 @ 10:35 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Phase 1 contracts to 11 organizations in support of its new Hallmark program that seeks to provide improved capabilities to rapidly plan, assess, and execute the full spectrum of U.S

Zuma Mission: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Secret US Government Spy Satellite Into

January 8, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

US space transport services company SpaceX launched a super-secretive US government payload into orbit from its Falcon 9 rocket in the early hours of January 8. The Falcon lifted off at 8 p

North Korea Preparing To Launch ‘Largest Missile Ever’ In September 2018

January 2, 2018 @ 09:21 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly ordered for the largest missile for its arsenal, which is planned for launch in September this year, during the 70th anniversary of the founding of the republic. According to a report by

NASA, DARPA to Build Robotic Service Stations in Orbit to Defend Against...

January 1, 2018 @ 06:29 PM

NASA has teamed up with the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to build robots that can not only refuel and repair satellites, but also sabotage enemy spacecraft in the event of space war. These robotic satellites, known as ‘service stations in orbit, could improve the lifespan of satellites...

North Korea Preparing To Launch New Satellite: Seoul Newspaper

December 27, 2017 @ 08:25 AM

North Korea has reportedly manufactured a new artificial satellite called "Kwangmyongsong-5", according to media reports, despite sanctions by the U.N

SpaceX Reveals Rocket to Launch Tesla Car into Space

December 21, 2017 @ 12:54 PM

SpaceX unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday, which will likely launch Tesla Roadster, the battery powered electric car, into space. SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk chalked out the jaw-dropping plan in a series of tweets earlier this month

Lockheed Martin Wins $80 Million Modified Ballistic Re-entry Vehicle Contract

November 22, 2017 @ 02:53 AM

Lockheed Martin is being awarded $80 million contract for the modified ballistic re-entry vehicle/re-entry vehicle separation modules. The contract includes development; production; storage and surveillance; maintenance of delivered hardware and software; and transportation of end items to the designated launch vehicle provider

Lockheed Martin Delivers Fifth MUOS Satellite to US Navy for Global Military...

November 17, 2017 @ 12:44 AM

The US Navy's Communications Satellite Program Office, PMW 146, and Lockheed Martin handed over full operational control of the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to the Naval Satellite Operations Center (NAVSOC). The October 11 milestone followed the completion of the MUOS-5 satellite's on-orbit testing and delivery of all operational products needed to "fly" the satellite

Airbus D & S Pips Mitsubishi, Loral to Bag Turkish Satellite Deal

October 27, 2017 @ 08:39 AM

Airbus Defence & Space has beaten Japans Mitsubishi Electric and Canadian-U.S

Indonesia considering Help from India, Japan to Build Satellite Launch Station

October 24, 2017 @ 05:18 AM

The Indonesian National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) is considering help from space-faring nations such as India and Japan to build its first satellite launching station and kick-start its space program. Head of LAPAN Thomas Djamaluddin said detailed planning of satellite launch station development is being done, including considering cooperation with other countries in the process as the required fund is very big, complicated and require more experienced human resources,

China to Develop 12 Types of Next-gen Long March Carrier Rockets by

October 12, 2017 @ 05:18 AM

China will develop 12 types of next-generation Long March carrier rockets ranging from light to heavy types using both liquid and solid fuel by 2030. By 2030, China will develop 12 types of new-generation Long March carrier rockets, Long Lehao, chief carrier rocket designer at the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, said at a conference in the 2017 World Space Week on Tuesday, chinanews

USAF Declares Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Satellite ‘Available for Launch’

October 10, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

The US Air Force has declared Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite available for Launch. The Air Force's "AFL" declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch